"There is something irresistible about popcorn" and about activities designed to accompany the reading of a really good book. The nine activities in this packet support the reading of Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award winning novel, The Witch of Blackbird Pond. Included are detailed directions for the activities, assessment strategies and rubrics, materials and equipment lists, links to related URLs, and all necessary worksheets.
- The activities integrate language arts, technology, social studies, art, and music
- Exercises can be used before, during, and after the reading of the novel
- Designed so that all learners can find a topic of interest